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What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ? (English)

Female labor force participation rates in urban India between 1987 and 2011 are surprisingly low and have stagnated since the late 1980s. Despite rising growth, fertility decline, and rising wages and education levels, married women's labor force participation hovered around 18 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7222 MAR 24, 2015

Klasen,Stephan; Pieters,Janneke

As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys (English)

This paper uses a unique data set of panel firms from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys in 47 economies, to provide estimates of the patterns of firm exit, and analyzes various firm characteristics and conditions under which firms leave the market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7218 MAR 23, 2015

Aga,Gemechu A.; Francis,David C.

Morocco - Accessing Overseas Employment Opportunities for Moroccan Youth Project (English)

Project Information Document 95069 MAR 11, 2015

What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions (English)

Is it the institutions or firm characteristics at birth that shape startups and their early growth in developing countries? Using comprehensive data from the Indian Annual Survey of Industries this paper addresses this question by studying the early lifecycle of firms across diverse institutional environments of regions in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7207 MAR 06, 2015

Ayyagari,Meghana; Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Maksimovic,Vojislav

Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing (English)

India's manufacturing growth from 1989 to 2010 displays two intriguing properties: 1) a substantial fraction of absolute and net employment growth is concentrated in informal tradable industries, and 2) much of this growth is connected to the development of one-person establishments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7206 MAR 02, 2015

Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Kerr,William Robert; Segura,Alex

Trade reform and regional dynamics : evidence from 25 years of Brazilian matched employer-employee data (English)

This paper empirically studies the dynamics of labor market adjustment following the Brazilian trade reform of the 1990s. The paper uses variation in industry-specific tariff cuts interacted with initial regional industry mix to measure trade-induced local labor demand shocks and examines regional and individual labor market responses to those one-time shocks over two decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7205 MAR 02, 2015

Dix Carneiro,Rafael; Kovak,Brian K.

Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing (AF) for the Youth Employment and Skills Development Project is to improve access to temporary employment and skills development opportunities for young men and women in Cote d’Ivoire’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1240 MAR 02, 2015

The Aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis in the Eastern Caribbean : The impact on the St Lucia labor market (English)

Working Paper 94766 MAR 01, 2015

Gimenez, Lea; St. Catherine, Edwin; Karver, Jonathan; Odawara, Rei

Poland-Poland Growth and Resilience DPL2 (English)

Project Information Document AB7709 FEB 25, 2015

Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95063 FEB 25, 2015

Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95064 FEB 25, 2015

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What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ? (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 WPS7222 Policy Research Working Paper
As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys (English)
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MAR 23, 2015 WPS7218 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 8) : Procurement plan for Borno State (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 10) : Procurement plan for Delta State (English)
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Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 11) : Procurement plan for FACA (English)
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Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 13) : Procurement plan for Kaduna (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 17) : Procurement plan for Kwara State (English)
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Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 18) : Procurement plan for Lgos (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 21) : Procurement plan for Ondo State (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan : Procurement plan for Adamawa state (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Second HIV/AIDS Program Development Project : procurement plan (Vol. 3) : Procurement plan for Adamawa state (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 94938 Procurement Plan
Morocco - Accessing Overseas Employment Opportunities for Moroccan Youth Project (English)
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MAR 11, 2015 95069 Project Information Document
What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 WPS7207 Policy Research Working Paper
Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 WPS7206 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade reform and regional dynamics : evidence from 25 years of Brazilian matched employer-employee data (English)
See More +
MAR 02, 2015 WPS7205 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 PAD1240 Project Paper
The Aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis in the Eastern Caribbean : The impact on the St Lucia labor market (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2015 94766 Working Paper
Poland-Poland Growth and Resilience DPL2 (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 AB7709 Project Information Document
Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 95063 Procurement Plan
Azerbaijan - Corporate and Public Sector Accountability Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 95064 Procurement Plan